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You're Strong with Me

You're Strong with Me

Author: Chitra Soundar Format: Hardback Release Date: 26/09/2019

The rain clouds are long gone and the dry season scorches the land. Everything is new for the baby giraffe. As she bounds ahead and lags behind, her mother patiently explains the ways of the grasslands. And until she grows a little taller, older, and wiser, her mother reminds her: You're strong with me. From the makers of You're Safe With Me and the Kirkus Best Picture Book of the Year You're Snug With Me.

Manju's Magic Wishes: A Bloomsbury Young Reader

Manju's Magic Wishes: A Bloomsbury Young Reader

Author: Chitra Soundar Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/09/2019

Manju wants to get a present for her Mum's birthday but Cumin her cat isn't sure about the toy elephant or robot. So when they find Grandma's magic lamp, Manju is granted seven wishes to find the best present. But each wish starts to go wrong and soon the house is filled with a rock band, aliens and pirates! Can Manju and Cumin wish for the perfect gift? This magically humorous tale from storyteller Chitra Soundar is perfect for children who are learning to read by themselves and for Key Stage 1. It features engaging illustrations from Veronica Montoya and quirky characters young readers will find hard to resist. Bloomsbury Young Readers are the perfect way to get children reading, with book-banded stories by brilliant authors like Julia Donaldson. They are packed with gorgeous colour illustrations and include inside cover notes to help adults reading with children, as well as ideas for activities related to the stories. Book Band: Purple Ideal for ages 6+

The Extraordinary Life of Mahatma Gandhi

The Extraordinary Life of Mahatma Gandhi

Author: Chitra Soundar Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/09/2019

From growing up in India and studying in London to becoming a political activist in South Africa and taking on the battle for independence in India, Mahatma Gandhi's legacy has lived on well beyond his years. Read the life story of this brilliant, strong-willed and influential man in this beautifully illustrated book, complete with real-life stories, timelines and facts.

Shubh Diwali!

Shubh Diwali!

Author: Chitra Soundar Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/09/2019

You're Snug with Me

You're Snug with Me

Author: Chitra Soundar Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/09/2018

At the start of winter, two bear cubs are born, deep in their den in the frozen north. Mama, what lies beyond here? they ask. 'Above us is a land of ice and snow. What lies beyond the ice and snow? they ask. The ocean, full of ice from long ago. And as they learn the secrets of the earth and their place in it, Mama Bear whispers, You're snug with me.

Pattan's Pumpkin An Indian Flood Story

Pattan's Pumpkin An Indian Flood Story

Author: Chitra Soundar, Frane Lessac Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/06/2018

Pattan has an amazing pumpkin... it grows BIGGER than the goats, BIGGER than the elephants, until it is as TALL as the mountains. But can Pattan's pumpkin save his family and all the animals when the storm-clouds burst and the waters rise?

Farmer Falgu Goes to the Kumbh Mela

Farmer Falgu Goes to the Kumbh Mela

Author: Chitra Soundar Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/04/2018

You're Safe With Me

You're Safe With Me

Author: Chitra Soundar Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/04/2018

When the moon rises high and the stars twinkle, it is bedtime for the baby animals of the Indian forest. But tonight, when the skies turn dark and the night grows stormy, the little ones can't sleep. SWISH-SWISH! CRACK-TRACK! FLASH-SNAP! goes the storm. Only Mama Elephant with her words of wisdom can reassure them. You're safe with me. A modern fable that reads like a folktale, this beautifully illustrated tale of motherly love is a perfect bedtime story.

Farmer Falgu Goes to the Market

Farmer Falgu Goes to the Market

Author: Chitra Soundar Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/2017

Farmer Falgu Goes on a Trip

Farmer Falgu Goes on a Trip

Author: Chitra Soundar Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/2017

A Jar of Pickles and a Pinch of Justice

A Jar of Pickles and a Pinch of Justice

Author: Chitra Soundar Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/10/2016

Further delightful trickster tales from India Prince Veera and his best friend, Suku, are left in charge of King Beema's court when the king goes off on a hunting trip. Each day the king's subjects come before the boys with their problems and petty disagreements. Can Veera and Suku settle the dispute between the man who sells a well - but not the water in it - to his neighbour? Or solve the mystery of the jewels that have turned into pickles? And what about the old washerwoman who is set the task of washing the king's elephants until they turn white? These clever, funny trickster tales, full of humour and colour, are sure to delight.

A Dollop of Ghee and a Pot of Wisdom

A Dollop of Ghee and a Pot of Wisdom

Author: Chitra Soundar Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/03/2010

Here is a bunch of dung-dropping, sweet-stealing, luck-jinxing villains! Four stories about young Prince Veera, who, along with his friend Suku, helps his father, the king, solve some of the problems he is having with his subjects. Trickster tales with lots of humour and colour, based on traditional Indian folktales.

As I Watch

As I Watch

Author: Chitra Soundar Format: Paperback Release Date: 16/12/2009

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